20 episodes

The University of Akron's (UA) College of Engineering and Polymer Science returns with their latest installment of “Diverse Engineering," our original a podcast celebrating diverse voices and stories of UA engineers. Hosted by EbaNee Bond.

Diverse Engineering EbaNee Bond

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The University of Akron's (UA) College of Engineering and Polymer Science returns with their latest installment of “Diverse Engineering," our original a podcast celebrating diverse voices and stories of UA engineers. Hosted by EbaNee Bond.

    S3, Bonus Episode: Curious by Design

    S3, Bonus Episode: Curious by Design

    Podcast host EbaNee Bond is a 2018 graduate of UA, a changemaker, rhetorician, customer development and start-up consultant, and a “30 for the Future” award winner. In this final farewell episode, Diverse Engineering podcast host, EbaNee explains how she lives life authentically curious and creative, and explores the importance of being different while recognizing her contributions as a human from the perspective of a young, powerful, and intelligent black woman. She dedicates this episode to...

    • 1 hr 14 min
    S3, E6: Many Rivers Crossed

    S3, E6: Many Rivers Crossed

    Dr. McKenzie is no stranger to asking “why?” His curiosity about the world around him led to his career as a polymer engineering professor and researcher. His path was anything but a straight line. Listen to what he has learned from his winding journey and his hopes for the future.

    • 1 hr 34 min
    S3, E5: Second Choices, Best Choices

    S3, E5: Second Choices, Best Choices

    As the recipient of the UA College of Engineering and Polymer Science 2022 Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award, would you believe that biomedical engineering was not Dr. Nguyen’s first choice? Hear how her plan B has given her remarkable opportunities in the classroom and has inspired her to develop the next generation of engineers.

    • 48 min
    S3, E4: Impossible to Remarkable

    S3, E4: Impossible to Remarkable

    As a child, Dr. Elbuluk lived in a small village in rural Africa. He rose to become one of the top students in his country through hard work and practice and succeeded in becoming the first person from Sudan to attend M.I.T. Learn about his path to The University of Akron and how his life’s work has earned him recognition as one of the top 2% of researchers in the world.

    • 49 min
    S3, E3: “Seas”ing Success

    S3, E3: “Seas”ing Success

    Dr. Hoo Fatt faced adversity as a minority engineering student while attending M.I.T. Learn how she used this experience to become a world-renowned mechanical engineering researcher and how her research will help the navy during this period of climate change.

    • 45 min
    S3, E2: Strong Foundations

    S3, E2: Strong Foundations

    Originating from humble beginnings in Venezuela as one of the youngest of 10 children, electrical engineering professor Dr. De Abreu-Garcia has a fascinating story to tell. Hear how his father’s work ethic fueled Dr. De Abreu-Garcia’s passion in engineering education and how his innovative ideas in electrical control systems are making the world a better place.

    • 57 min

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